Universities and Academies

Hochschule für

Musik und Theater



The »Hochschule für Musik und Theater München« (University of Music and Performing Arts Munich) belongs to the most prestigious institutions for education in music and theatre in Europe. 1.200 students can chose from more than 100 different degree programmes. As well as training in performing and teaching in all music subjects and ballet, the University of Music and Performing Arts also offers joint courses with the Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding covering operatic performance, acting, directing, musicals and make-up for theatre.

The University of Music and Theater features about 900 concerts and other stage performances yearly - many of them for free - in the buildings at Arcisstraße 12, Luisenstraße 37a, Gasteig, Prinzregententheater and at other performing venues in Munich and thus belongs to the biggest concert promoters in Munich.


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© Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, Hans-Christian Barth
© Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, Georg-Maria Hagemeyer


Arcisstraße 12: The institution is accessible via a ramp from the rear of the building.

Luisenstraße 37a: The building is accessible via a lift.

The institution has barrier-free toilets.

Events - Hochschule für Musik und Theater München


No. 27: alight at Karolinenplatz

U2 | U8: alight at Königsplatz

No. 100 (Museum Route): alight at Königsplatz

We recommend visitors use public transport as there are no parking spaces in the immediate vicinity of the university.

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